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National Bank of Commerce Announces New Leadership Appointments in Birmingham and Atlanta Markets

BIRMINGHAM, AL (June 22, 2017) – National Bank of Commerce (“NBC”), headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, announced today the appointments of new leadership in its Birmingham and Atlanta markets. Following the successful merger of Private Bank of Buckhead with and into NBC earlier this year, Birmingham market President Robert Aland has been appointed as President of the Atlanta market, which includes Private Bank of Buckhead and Private Bank of Decatur. Patrick Carlton has assumed the role of President of the Birmingham market after most recently leading the bank’s Private and Professional Banking division for the past 3 1/2 years.

National Bank of Commerce President and CEO, Richard Murray, spoke of the new leadership appointments saying, “As we continue to expand our presence in both Atlanta and Birmingham, we couldn’t be more pleased to have quality leaders like Robert Aland and Patrick Carlton leading our efforts in these two exciting markets.”

National Bank of Commerce also announced today the following additional appointments:

  • Gary Bond has joined NBC as Senior Vice President of Equipment Finance. Bond will establish a new equipment finance group, focused primarily on the trucking industry. Gary brings over 30 years of experience in this field, and he will spearhead sales efforts across the bank’s Alabama, Florida, and Georgia footprint.
  • Mark Torbert has joined NBC as Senior Vice President of Treasury Management. Torbert brings over 20 years of experience, and in this new role, he will be responsible for developing and executing the bank’s treasury management strategy, sales, and product development in all markets.
  • 1. Jason Bryant has joined NBC as a Senior Vice President in the Birmingham commercial banking group. With over 15 years of banking experience, Bryant will manage the banking needs of privately held businesses, as well as their owners, executives, and employees.

“As our bank continues to grow and expand, having the right people in leadership roles becomes increasingly important,” Murray stated. “We are thrilled by today’s announcement, which underscores our commitment to providing a premier banking experience for our customers, as well as achieving our long-term growth objectives.”

About National Bank of Commerce
National Bank of Commerce provides a broad array of financial services to businesses, business owners, and professionals through seven full-service banking offices in Alabama, six full-service banking offices in Central Florida, and two full-service banking offices in Atlanta. National Bank of Commerce also owns a majority stake in Corporate Billing, a transaction- based finance company headquartered in Decatur, Alabama that provides factoring, invoicing, collection and accounts receivable management services to transportation companies and automotive parts and service providers nationwide. For more information about National Bank of Commerce, visit www.nationalbankofcommerce.com

National Commerce Corporation, the parent company of National Bank of Commerce, files periodic and other reports with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Copies of its filings may be obtained through the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov, or at www.nationalbankofcommerce.com

Contact Information
Patrick S. Carlton
Birmingham Market President
National Bank of Commerce
(205) 313-8120


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